HIV Drug Resistance Among Children Initiating First-Line Antiretroviral Treatment in Uganda

Cissy Kityo, Kim Catherina Eve Sigaloff, Tamara Sonia Boender, Elizabeth Kaudha, Joshua Kayiwa, Victor Musiime, Andrew Mukuye, Mary Kiconco, Immaculate Nankya, Llilian Nakatudde-Katumba, Job C.J. Calis, Tobias F. Rinke de Wit, Peter N. Mugyenyi

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BACKGROUND There are limited data on primary human immunodeficiency virus drug resistance (HIVDR) in pediatric populations. This study aimed to assess the prevalence of primary HIVDR and associated risk factors among children initiating first-line antiretroviral therapy (ART) in Uganda. METHODS At three Ugandan clinics, children (age
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAIDS Research and Human Retroviruses
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2016

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NameAIDS Research and Human Retroviruses

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